Universal Orlando Vacation Makes!

We’re just back from a whirlwind family reunion vacation at Universal Orlando!  Perfect family trip plus lots of new makes!  Off season- so hardly any waiting in lines, relatively cool weather *for Florida in September* and a roomy Air bnb home to relax in with all the family. The kids were at the prefect age too for our first visit to Universal.  Both tall enough for most rides …

2017 Year in Review

Once again this year has just flown by!  It’s our second year living in Plantation and I feel like we’ve finally settled in. I’ve definitely slowed down my sewing- and blogging -this year. There just never seems to be enough time.  I’ve tried to focus 2017 on slowing down and making more well made pieces.  Though as you can see below I’ve still made quite a bit! Some …

Halloween 2017- Greek Gods, Mermaids and Skeletons!

Hope you all had a Fab Halloween!  It’s one of my fav holidays- I love a good excuse to dress up! Check out past Halloween Posts here here, here and here.  We went with a family theme this year since we’ve been reading Percy Jackson- Greek Gods and Mythology. Well, except for my son who just wanted to be a simple skeleton.  My husband dressed as Poseidon (very …

Colorblocked Crepe Koos Van Den Akker Kimono Jacket V1493

So excited for tonight….my husband and I are going to see Coldplay!!!  So of course I had to make something new to wear! Here’s my colorblocked crepe Koos Van Den Akker Jacket, Vogue V1493. I bought the tickets ages ago for Vic’s Christmas present. The hotel we’re staying at is walking distance to the venue (Hard Rock-Miami Gardens) so we don’t have to worry about the hassle of …

Sewing a Beautiful Life- Ease Into Motherhood

I’m thrilled to be one of the mom’s participating in July’s Ease into Motherhood blog hop hosted by Monserratt, Jodi, and Erin. Ease into Motherhood is a sewists’ celebration of motherhood and the changes it brings to our lives. And boy does it bring changes!  Motherhood helped me find a new creative path sewing a beautiful life for myself and my family. When I was younger I always joked …

Me Made May Roundup 2017

 This Me Made May has been really eye-opening.  The last few years have been a breeze coming up with handmade looks but this year I noticed quite a few gaps and many of my makes I just didn’t want to wear. My taste and style has shifted in the last year now that the kids are in school and I’m back working. I want to look chic and stylish on …

#2017MakeNine + Top 5 Reflections/Goals

Happy New Year Everyone!  I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the winter break with the kiddos and the long weekend with my husband. The weather has been beautiful so we spent quite a few days beachside-perfect way to start out the year! Here’s my last TOP 5: My Reflections + Goals plus my #2017MakeNine! Reflections: It’s been a busy year! I made 31 pieces for me plus countless more for …